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Who can apply to become a member:

  • Neurosurgeons practicing neuroendoscopy 
  • Individuals from the technological field interested in neuroendoscopy
  • Nurses and allied health professionals interested in neuroendoscopy
  • Medical doctors from non-neurosurgical disciplines interested in neuroendoscopy
  • Members of associations affiliated with IFNE


Membership categories:


Active members can be Neurosurgeons actively engaged through their clinical practice in neuroendoscopy. 
Active Members have the right to vote during the General Assembly and can be nominated for the Executive Board, provided their annual membership fee has been duly paid.
Online application must be accompanied by a short curriculum vitae 


Associate Members can be:
• Medical doctors from non-neurosurgical disciplines
• Nurses
• Allied health professionals
• Individuals from the technological field

Associate Members have the right to vote during the General Assembly, provided their annual membership fee has been duly paid. 
However, they cannot be nominated for the Executive Board.
Online application must be accompanied by a short curriculum vitae and recommendation letters from two (2) active members of the society


Affiliate Members can be members of associations affiliated to the IFNE 

Affiliate members:
• Have an honorary membership status
• Are not required to pay a membership fee
• Cannot sit as members of the Executive Board or other Committees and Sections of the Society.

Associations can be recognized as affiliate to the Society by:
• Declaring their interest in writing to the Society President or Secretary
• By invitation from the Society President. 


Honorary Members can be individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of neuroendoscopy or the Society. 
Honorary members:
• Are exempted from payment of annual membership dues
• Are eligible to participate in the Society’s activities
• Can be members of standing or special committees
• Have no right to vote. 

Join today & enjoy exclusive benefits

  • Annual subscription to the World Neurosurgery, the official Journal of IFNE at a reduced fee (electronic version)
  • Reduced registration fees for Biennial IFNE World Congress and Annual IFNE Workshop
  • Priority registration for the limited attendance IFNE workshop
  • Reduced fees in affiliate meetings
  • Access to the IFNE members database